Apprenticeship in Retail Supervision
Massive Congratulations to our amazing 20/21 cohort of apprentices who have just completed year 1 of the Apprenticeship in Retail Supervision programme.  This year has presented numerous challenges for our apprentices, many of whom are working on the front-line.  We are so proud of each and every one of the apprentices that has shown an
Retail Digital Advertising Workshop Retail Ireland Skillnet
We are delighted to announce that we have partnered with IAB Ireland to host a Digital Advertising webinar on Tuesday 25th May from 10am – 12pm. To book your place on the workshop > Click here The free two-hour webinar will bring together some of the leading minds in digital advertising to discuss practical strategies
Human Skills Training Retail Ireland Skillnet
As technology in retail continues to change and develop, the human skills needed to embrace these changes are perhaps more important than ever. Social skills, communication, time management, problem solving, emotional intelligence, adaptability and resilience make up the basic skillset that every retail worker should now possess, yet they are all too often overlooked, particularly
On February 1st, 2021 we started accepting applications for the September 2021 intake for the part-time Degree in Retail Management Practice. Over the last number of weeks, the response has been overwhelming with over 60% of the allocated places already reserved. From talking to applicants there are a few reasons why the part-time Degree in
Apprenticeship in Retail Supervision
Massive congratulations to all the apprentices on year 1 and year 2 on completing semester 1! In September 2020, we were delighted to have 183 apprentices registered for the incoming 20/21 year of the Apprenticeship in Retail Supervision programme. A 110 new apprentices joined Year 1 and 73 apprentices progressed into Year 2 of the
Retail Ireland Retail Technologies and Future Skills Report Launch
Last week we officially launched the findings from the groundbreaking Retail Technologies and Future Skills Report which examines the impact technology is having on retail and the future skills required within the sector. The report uncovers what retailers are prioritising as part of their digital transformation, it reviews emerging technologies, examines how retail jobs are
The retail sector will change more in the next 50 years than it has in the past century according to experts. New technological innovation is driving this movement with online stores, checkouts that can be done on your mobile phone, and apps that instantly shop—curated styles from all your favourite bloggers and influencers. The typical customer retailers face today is constantly connected, well aware
The retail industry in Ireland employs over 280,000 people, in every city, town and village, right across the country. This is more than twice that of Ireland’s second largest sector, financial services. By its very nature retail is a fast-moving industry as organisations try to respond to customer needs and predict future trends. But if
Retail Ireland Skillnet are delighted to announce that we have been able to continue delivering learning to Apprentices enrolled on the Apprenticeship in Retail Supervision amidst the challenges presented by COVID-19. Over the last four weeks, we have moved all scheduled modules to 100% online delivery, and it is a move that has been warmly

COVID-19 Notice

Retail Ireland Skillnet is fully supportive of the Government’s efforts to effectively address and limit the spread of COVID-19 and to safeguard the protection of public health and that of our stakeholders. The Retail Ireland Skillnet management team are continuing to work and are available to discuss any queries that your businesses or employees have